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    GM Crops Pros And Cons

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    Crossing certain crops to induce certain traits in offspring is not a new process. In fact, farmers around the world have used conventional breeding practices such as artificial selection to produce higher-yielding crops for centuries. Those practices were not frowned upon, but instead considered necessary if agriculture was to continue to support the world’s growing population. Today, we face a similar problem. The Earth’s population is expected to reach 9 billion by 2050, and world…

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    Crop circles are huge geometric designs not seen by the naked eye. Many people will claim that these giant shapes are made from alien spaceships as no entrance or exit in these circles. What causes these circles? Is there a scientific explanation? We will explore common theories, scientific explanations, and then cross examine the results to understand what the significance of these mysterious designs are. The common theories as stated in an article on ufoevidence.org, suggests there are nine…

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    Annotated Bibliography Begg, G. S., Cook, S. M., Dye, R., Ferrante, M., Franck, P., Lavigne, C., & ... Birch, A. E. (2016). A functional overview of conservation biological control. Crop Protection, doi:10.1016/j.cropro.2016.11.008 Begg, the major author is a researcher affiliated with Hutton Institute, one of the biggest research centers in the United Kingdom. He coordinated and spearheaded the EU-PURE (Pesticide Use and Risk reduction in European farming systems) Program, a collaboration…

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    George Washington Carver was a well known scientist who made an impact on crops and crop production. George was born a slave in Diamond, Missouri on the farm of his parents' slave owners, Moses and Susan Carver. His birth date was unknown but had said to be somewhere around January 1864. Both of his parents were slaves, their owners purchased his mother, Mary at the age of 13, George’s father was killed from a farming accident. He had a brother named James, who died at an early age and several…

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    regulations of GM food in the United States? Based on the meaning of the words, GM food means the food that is genetically modified. They can increase crop yield, so that people in the developed countries can have enough foods. Also we do not need to use pesticides. However, once people plant GM foods on the land, the land cannot be used to plant normal crops. I believe that people who care about food safety and vegetarians against GM food. Businessmen may support it because they can earn more…

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    MODIFIED CROPS A genetically modified crop is a crop that’s DNA has been modified by genetic engineering. The way this works is that one organisms DNA is taken and is bonded with another organisms DNA creating a “hybrid” crop. Genetically modified crops have developed tremendously over the years and has changed and impacted daily life for farmers and crop consumers. Genetically modified crops have many positive effects such as increased productivity, lowering pesticide chemicals on crops, and…

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    Introduction The arguments in favour or against GM crops because of their implications for smallholder farmers in the Global South are numerous and conflicting. While advocates of biotechnology claim that GM crops are necessary for the alleviation of poverty and the eradication of food insecurity, sceptics declare that the lack of adaptation to smallholder needs and the failure to consider the various contexts in which GM crops are actually introduced, are actually threatening the livelihoods of…

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    American Dream can be defined as many different things. The definition of the American Dream depends on who you ask; it differs from person to person. For example, if you ask a farmer what their American Dream is they may say it is caring for their crops and livestock and living a stable life. However, if you ask a corporate executive what their American Dream is they may say it is rising to the top of the corporate ladder and making a lot of money. The point? The concept of the “American Dream”…

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    CHAPTER 2 REVIEW OF LITERATURE 2.1 DEFINITIONS Organic crops Crops that are produced or practiced without using artificial chemicals, or crops that are produced by and from living things (Oxford, 2014). Organic agriculture produces products by using methods that don’t harm the environment but rather preserve it (USDA, 2015). Inorganic crops Crops that do not consist of or come from any living substances (Oxford, 2014). The use of artificial fertilizers and pesticides in production, solely…

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    “Desiree’s Baby” is a literal fiction short story by Kate Chopin that takes place in Antebellum Louisiana. A young girl by the name of Desiree is abandoned who was discovered. Armand Aubigny was the one who found desiree and after that they fell in love and had a baby. The people sense that the baby is different time goes by, they realize the baby skin color is of African descent. Armand thinks Desiree is part black, but she doesn’t accept the statement. Desiree takes the baby and leaves to the…

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